Advisory Boards

National Advisory Board

The National Advisory Board consists of leaders from the sports, business, and medical communities who volunteer their time and talent to the Concussion Legacy Foundation to help us achieve our mission.

Lynn Buoniconti
Philanthropist, Widow of Pro Football Hall of Famer Nick Buoniconti

Lynn is an accomplished advocate who recently retired to devote more time to CTE and breast cancer causes. An entrepreneur at heart, Lynn most recently owned and operated French antique a...

Brandi Chastain
Olympic and World Cup Champion; US Soccer Hall of Fame

Born and raised in San Jose, California, Brandi Chastain is a two-time FIFA Women’s World Cup champion and a two-time Olympic gold-medalist. Chastain’s iconic celebration of her game-winning goal i...

Billy Corgan
President, NWA Wrestling; Lead Singer, The Smashing Pumpkins

Billy Corgan is an American musician, songwriter, producer, poet, and professional wrestling magnate. He is best known as the lead singer, primary songwriter, guitarist, and sole permanent member o...

Greg Feasel
President and COO, Colorado Rockies

Greg Feasel is in his 23rd year with the Colorado Rockies and 8th as chief operating officer. In this role, Greg manages all aspects of the organization’s business operations, including all revenue...

Tom Gardner
CEO and Co-Founder, The Motley Fool

Tom Gardner is the chief executive officer and co-chairman of The Motley Fool, a financial services company he co-founded in 1993 with his brother, David, and Erik Rydholm. What began as a traditio...

Rose Gracie
Director, Gracie Concussion Challenge

Rose Gracie is a Brazilian and American sports industry entrepreneur and member of the legendary Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Gracie family. Gracie is the granddaughter of Grandmaster Helio Gracie and the d...

Kevin Haley
Chief Strategy Officer, Under Armour

Kevin is responsible for internally and externally driving the Under Armour’s innovation practices, and is in charge of the state-of-the-art Innovation Lab. Kevin is credited with building the Unde...

Robin Harris
Executive Director, The Ivy League

Since becoming the Ivy League Council of Presidents' second full-time Executive Director on July 1, 2009, Robin Harris has led the Ivy League to new heights in a number of areas.  She oversaw ...

Mike Haynes
Pro Football Hall of Fame

Mike Haynes’ professional football career began when he was the fifth player selected in the 1976 draft. A first-round draft choice of the New England Patriots, Haynes was voted the NFL defensive r...

Mark Henry
Olympian; WWE Hall of Fame

Mark Henry is widely regarded as one of the strongest men to ever live. Henry became a national sensation as an Olympic weightlifter in the early 90’s, winning the United States National Junior Cha...

Isaiah Kacyvenski
Founder and Managing Partner, Will Ventures

Isaiah’s diverse background includes earning two degrees from Harvard, playing in the National Football League for 8 years between, and achieving success as an experienced entrepreneur and investor...

Paul Levesque
Executive Vice President, Talent, Live Events & Creative, WWE

Paul “Triple H” Levesque is WWE’s Executive Vice President, Talent, Live Events & Creative. In this role, he oversees the talent relations and talent development departments, training of WWE Su...

Brian McBride
General Manager, USMNT; US Soccer Hall of Fame

Brian was named general manager for the US Men's National Team in January, 2020. His professional soccer career spanned 17 years with three World Cups and a 2014 US Soccer Hall of Fame inducte...

Matt McKenzie
President and Principal, Thomas Brady & Associates

As the President and Principal of Thomas Brady & Associates, Matt sets the vision of the firm and leads the overall management and strategy of the national insurance practice. Since being appoi...

Phil de Picciotto
Founder and President, Octagon, Inc.

Philip de Picciotto has been at the forefront of the sports and entertainment industry for 35 years. He is a co-founder of Octagon, which has been recognized consistently for the quality of its wor...

Andrea Pomerantz Lustig
Author, Philanthropist

Andrea Pomerantz Lustig is the author of How to Look Expensive and is known around the offices of Glamour as the “Beauty Sleuth,” thanks to the wildly popular beauty advice column and articles she’...

Carol Quimby-Bonan
Philanthropist and Player Advocate

Carol resides in Austin, TX and is an alumna of the University of Southern California. She has worked at numerous prominent companies including Rabbit Ears Production, Turner Broadcasting, and inte...

Tim Ring
Co-founder, co-chairman, TEAMFund. Director, BD

Tim Ring was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at CR Bard Inc. from 2003 until 2017, when CR Bard was acquired by Becton Dickinson. He is a Director of Becton, Dickinson and Company and Quest Di...

Veteran Advisory Board

The Veteran Advisory Board consists of military veterans, medical experts, military brain donor family members, and public and private sector professionals who are committed to helping us solve the invisible wounds of war. The mission of the Veteran Advisory Board is to support Project Enlist by raising awareness, building strategic partnerships, and helping CLF acquire the resources needed for Project Enlist to thrive.

The Honorable Matthew S. Collier
President & CEO, VetAccel Inc. (VAI) | Former Senior Advisor to Secretary of the VA

Veteran Advisory Board Chairman  |  A former Airborne-Ranger Infantry Officer in the Army, Collier served as Senior Advisor to VA Secretary Bob McDonald, responsible for all major pa...

Alex Balbir, PhD
Chief Growth Officer at Sounds Off | Reservist, U.S. Navy

Alex Balbir is Chief Growth Officer at Sounds Off. Prior to joining Sounds Off, Balbir served as Director for Warrior Care Network® & Independent Services at Wounded Warrior Project (WWP). Befo...

Scott Blackburn
Partner, McKinsey | Former Armor and Signal Corps Officer, U.S. Army

In his role at McKinsey, Blackburn focuses on the public sector, healthcare, technology and large-scale transformation. He previously led transformation efforts at the Department of Veter...

John Campbell
General (Ret.), U.S. Army

A retired general in the U.S. Army with 37 years of active duty service, Campbell was most recently the Commander of NATO Forces for the ISAF/Resolute S...

Richard Carmona, MD, MPH
Distinguished Professor of Public Health | Former Surgeon General of the United States | (Ret.), U.S. Army

Carmona was the 17th Surgeon General of the United States and is the Distinguished Professor of Public Health at Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. He also holds faculty appointments ...

Nicole Condrey
Mayor, Middleton, Ohio | Former Civilian Engineer, U.S. Army

Condrey is a former civilian electrical engineer for the Army and a Foreign Service Officer for the State Department. She lost her husband, Navy Special Warfare Veteran Ron Condrey, to suicide in S...

Joe Fluet
Chief Executive Officer, MAG Aerospace | Former Helicopter Pilot, U.S. Army

As CEO and founder of MAG Aerospace (MAG), Fluet provides corporate leadership and strategic vision for MAG, the industry’s most comprehensive “tip to tail” services provider for intelligence, surv...

Buck French
General Partner, X10 Capital | Former Captain, U.S. Army

A former Captain in the U.S. Army, French is an entrepreneur and executive who has exited several businesses successfully across different sectors within technology. French was CEO of OnLink, ...

Dave Halverson
CEO, Cypress International | Lieutenant General (Ret.), U.S. Army

Prior to his role as CEO of Cypress International, Halverson served in a variety of staff and leadership positions for the U.S. Army, including command at every level from Battery to Post Comm...

Mike Haynie, PhD
Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives and Innovation, Syracuse University | Former Officer, U.S. Air Force

Dr. Haynie leads Syracuse University’s entrepreneurship and innovation programs, its government and community engagement strategy, and its defense- and veteran-connect...

Sidney Hinds II, MD
Colonel (Ret.) U.S. Army | VP, Brain Health Strategy & Research, Wounded Warrior Project

Prior to his current role at Wounded Warrior Project, Dr. Hinds was Brain Health Coordinator, Department of Defense Blast Injury Research Coordinating Office, U.S. Army Medical Research a...

Patricia Horoho
CEO, OptumServe | Lieutenant General (Ret.) U.S. Army

A retired Lieutenant General for the U.S. Army, Patty Horoho has experience at every level of leadership within Army Medicine. Horoho served as the 43rd U.S. Army Surgeon General and ...

Kendall Howell
Associate, Davis Polk & Wardwell | Former Field Artillery Officer, U.S. Army

Howell served as a Field Artillery Officer in the Army before graduating from Harvard Law School. Howell served as a legal clinical intern for the Concussion Legacy Foundation i...

Thomas Kehoe
Founder and CEO, Frontier Global Advisors

Thomas is the founder and CEO of Frontier Global Advisors. He also has a background spanning military, law, and Wall Street...

Spencer Kympton
Social Sector Leader | Former Aviation Officer, U.S. Army

Kympton previously served as President of The Mission Continues, leading a nationwide team focused on engaging military ...

Nathan Machado
Operating Partner, Guidepost | Former Captain, U.S. Army

Nate leads Guidepost’s Value Creation Group, which works across the portfolio and investment lifecycle to identify and catalyze growth opportunities through operational and strategic measures. ...

Spider Marks
Consultant | Major General (Ret.), U.S. Army

A retired Major General for the U.S. Army with service as both an infantryman and an intelligence officer, Spider Marks has over 42 years of leadership experience. He is a military and na...

Bob McDonald
Eighth U.S. Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs

A graduate of West point, McDonald served as an Airborne Ranger Infantry Captain in the Army. He is the retired chairman, president and CEO of Procter & Gamble. During his time as Secretar...

Ann McKee, MD
Chief of Neuropathology, VA Boston Healthcare System

Dr. McKee leads the world’s research on the relationship between brain trauma and chronic traumatic encephalopathy or CTE. Her research also focuses on Alzheimer’s disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Scle...

Bruce Parkman
CEO, MainNerve & Blue Light | Seargeant Major (Ret.), U.S. Army - Green Beret

Parkman is CEO of MainNerve, a provider of end-to-end Defense Grade™ cyber security services, and of Blue Light, the leading provider of analytic training, software development, service and support...

Jason Redman
Author, Speaker | Lieutenant (Ret.) U.S. Navy – Navy SEAL

Redman is a retired Navy SEAL who was instrumental in the launch of CLF Project Enlist. In 2007, Lt. Redman was severely wounded by machine gun fire outside Fallujah, Iraq. While in the h...

Will Reynolds
Consultant | Former Captain, U.S. Army

A graduate of West Point, Reynolds is a former Army Captain who has held roles at Team Red, White and Blue and Deloitte. Reynolds is a keynote speaker and Veteran advocate who has held board positi...

Rebecca Van Horn, MD, MA
Psychiatrist | U.S. Army Reservist

Dr. Van Horn is a psychiatrist and a member of the U.S. Army Reserve. She is the former medical director for The Road Home Program: The National Center of Excellence for Veterans and Their Fam...

Rashi Venkataraman Romanoff
CEO, NAVREF

Prior to her role at NAVREF, Romanoff served as Executive Vice President at the Elizabeth Dole Foundation. Before that, she...

Regional Advisory Boards

The Concussion Legacy Foundation's regional advisory boards are formal chapters whose goal is to deepen the Foundation's roots in Boston, Chicago, Cleveland and New York. Our community programs are focused on education, awareness and patient services, and our local advisory boards help bring those programs to as many people as possible with the greatest possible impact. Their dedication to the mission of solving the concussion crisis is essential to our local and national success.

BOSTON ADVISORY BOARD

Brian Dunphy | Member, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo P.C.

  • Advisory Board co-chair

Gina Morda | Luxury Realtor, Compass Real Estate

  • Advisory Board co-chair

Tony Abbiati | Managing Director, SCS Financial Services, LLC

Craig Adams | Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management 

Peter W. Agnes III | Consultant, Egon Zehnder 

Sean Aherne | Senior Financial Analyst, Invicro 

Shane Bannon | Head of Canvas FRG at Point72 Asset Management 

Joshua Bresler | Managing Director, Thomas H. Lee Partners 

Keith Carroll | Trial Lawyer, Holland & Knight LLP

Daniel Daneshvar, MD, PhD | Clinical Researcher, Massachusetts General Hospital 

Tim Davison | Vice President, Fidelity Investments

Pat Dowling | Musician

George Foreman III | Entrepreneur 

Alisa Galt | Territory Manager, Bioventus

Joel Goodsell | Senior Manager, KPMG LLP

Ryan Heald | Vice President, Morgan Stanley 

Matthew Henshon | Partner, Henshon Klein, LLP

Mark Lenzi | US Diplomat 

Ben Lovejoy | NBC Sports Group Analyst 

Esther Lovett | Investment Analyst, Guidepost Growth Equity

Rick Lovett | President, H20 Wear

Tony Lyons | Managing Director, BioVentures Investors

Tyler Maland | Senior Product Manager, Postlight

Allison Mazer | Senior Vice President, Luxury Properties Compass Real Estate 

John McDonough | Vice President, J.P. Morgan

Shawn McEachern | Boys' Hockey Coach & Assistant Director of Athletics, The Rivers School

Matt McKenzie | President & Principal, Thomas Brady & Associates

W. Andrew Mims | Founder, Goosewing Partners 

Peter Mulderry | Chief Operating Officer, Alua Capital Management

Dana O'Brien | General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, OpenView

Barbara Piette | Managing Principal, Knightsbridge Advisers

Dave Radlo | CEO - Outside Board Member - Trusted Advisor, RB Markets-Achievemost

Nell Scovell | Writer, Producer, Director

Katlyn Shea | Founder & CEO, Dakini

Kristina Tagliente | Co-Founder & Co-Owner at Row Republic, LLC

Doug Warren | Former MLS Player

John Werner | Managing Director, Link Ventures, Chief Network Officer, SVP of Corporate Development, Cogo Labs

Cesarina Templeton Wheeler | Senior Vice President, Overland Capital Group

In Memoriam - Bret Cohen

 

CALIFORNIA ADVISORY BOARD

Jill Arrington | Former Sports Anchor for KCBS and FOX Sports, Daughter of former NFL player, CLF Legacy Family Community Member

Annie Austin | Physical Therapist

Scott Austin | Finance Executive

    Dr. Julius Bishop | Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine

    Samantha Pyle Buono | Legacy Family Community Coordinator, Concussion Legacy Foundation

    Kevin Brady | Director of Business Development, SCS Financial

    Justin Brennan | Senior Vice President and Private Wealth Advisor, Capital Group Private Client Services

    • Advisory Board co-chair 

    Rebecca Carpenter | Visual Artist, Filmmaker, Educator, CLF Legacy Family Community Member

    Eli Ceryak | Founder and President, Bridgeview Commercial Real Estate

    Brandi Chastain | Olympic & World Cup Champion, U.S. Soccer Hall of Fame

    Randy Cross | College Football Analyst & Super Bowl Champion, The Randy Cross Podcast

    Tom Dever | Managing Partner at TLaurence+Company

    Buck French | Former Captain, U.S. Army, General Partner, X10 Capital

    Mike Haynes | Pro Football Hall of Fame, President, Mike Haynes & Associates

    Chris Hetherington

    Dean Jacobson | Managing Director, Accel-KKR

    • Advisory Board co-chair

    Barbara Jones | Co-Managing Shareholder, Los Angeles, Shareholder, Global Capital Markets, ESG Task Force, Greenberg Traurig, LLP

    Ben Koldyke | Actor & Entrepreneur 

    Owen Leary | Partner, Redmile Group

    • Advisory Board co-chair

    Amanda Lorenzen

    Alex Mack | Retired NFL Player

    Matt McKenzie | President & Principal, Thomas Brady & Associates

    Charlie Neiman | Director, Head of Sports Partnerships, Amazon Prime Video

    Barbara Piette | Managing Principal, Knightsbridge Advisers

    David Reiss, MD | Psychiatrist

    Brian Smith | Co-founder/CEO, RedCrow

    AJ Tarpley | Private Wealth Manager, Merrill Lynch

    Joe Traverso | Vice President, Electronic Arts

    Greg Tuerk |Sales Executive, ROTH Capital Partners

    Valerie Tuerk | Senior Consultant, Healthcare, Mazars USA

    Allan Walsh | Co-Managing Director, Octagon Hockey

    Tim Ward | Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company, Healthcare and Public Sector Practice

    CHICAGO ADVISORY BOARD

    Kim Adamle | Educational Consultant, Family Educator & Coach, School Psychology Trainer

    Mike Adamle | Former NFL running back & Former WWE Host

    Jamie Baisley | Managing Director, Frontage Search Partners 

    Joel Braunstein, MD | Co-Founder, President, & CEO, C2N Diagnostics

    Stephanie Braunstein | Philanthropist

    James Castle, MD | Cognitive & Behavioral Neurologist, NorthShore University HealthSystem

    William R. Daley | Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

    Deb DiMaggio | Principal and Managing Partner, Law Offices of Debra DiMaggio

    Lisa Leonard DiMucci, ND | President, Naturally Healthy with Dr. Lisa

    Ted Drury | Former NHL Player, Global Head of Trading, UBS O’Connor LLC

    Tregg Duerson | Chief Operating Officer, Rebuild Foundation

    Gary Fencik | Former NFL Player, Senior Partner, Investor Relations, Adams Street Partners

    Chris Gaughan | Founder & Managing Partner at Caelum Ventures, LLC

    Erica Goldman | Global Real Estate Advisor, Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty

    Jon Goldman | SVP of Mortgage Lending, Guaranteed Rate Affinity

    Chris Gust | CEO & CIO, Wolverine Asset Management, LLC

    Steven Jedlinski | IP Litigation Partner, Holland & Knight LLP

    Annie Johnson | Executive Assistant to Head of School, Lake Forest Country Day School

    Rob Johnson | President, RJ47, LLC

    Ben Koldyke | Actor & Entrepreneur 

    Helen Kwan | Lobbyist and Consultant, Helen Kwan and Associates

    Dominic C. LoVerde | Partner, Power Rogers LLP

    John J. Malm | Attorney, Law Offices of John J. Malm & Associates

    Sara Malm | Business Consultant, Law Offices of John J. Malm & Associates

    Brian McBride | General Manager, U.S. Men’s National Team at U.S. Soccer Federation

    Dawn McKenna | Founding Principal, Dawn McKenna Group

    Jack McKenna | President & CEO, Prescient

    Steve McKenna | Attorney, Investor, & Entrepreneur

    Len Messner, OD | VP and Chief Strategy Officer, Illinois College of Optometry 

    Shannon Morrissey | Therapist / Founder, Iter Counseling

    Liz Nicholson Sullivan | Owner, Liz Nicholson & Associates

    Gordon Nuber, MD | Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery, Northwestern Medicine 

    Jack O'Callahan | Former NHL Player, Senior Managing Director, Ziegler Capital Management

    Bob Reiter | President, Chicago Federation of Labor

    Rob Ryan | Co-Founder, BrainBeat & Executive Chariman, Interactive Metronome 

    Brian Salvi | Partner, Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard

    Lewis Simon | Founder of STY House Hockey and Apparel

    Sam Sisodia, PhD | Professor, Center for Molecular Neurobiology at the University of Chicago

    Doug Warren | Former MLS Player

    In Memoriam - Michael Cronin

    CLEVELAND ADVISORY BOARD

    Peter Carfagna | Chairman & CEO, Magis, LLC 

    • Advisory Board Chair

    Erick Anderson | Former NFL Player, President, For Those Who Stayed

    Steve Buffo | Managing Director, Stout

    Rita Carfagna | Vice Chairman, Captains Baseball and Captains Charities

    Dave Chaney | President, The Chaney Companies, LLC

    Jim Convertino | Director, McGowan PAE

    Bob Golic | Former NFL Player & Sports Commentator

    Jeffrey Lambert-Shemo | Area Director of Sports Medicine, NovaCare

    Arthur Lavin, MD | Pediatrician, Advanced Pediatrics

    Erin Lytle | Daughter of Rob and Tracy Lytle

    Kelly Lytle | VP, Sales and Carrier Partnerships, Proformex

    Tracy Lytle | Teacher, Fremont City Schools

    Jani Memorich | Associate Director, McGowan PAE

    Zoltan Mesko | Account Executive, Snowflake & Former NFL Player

    Priscila Rocha | Assistant Legal Counsel, Cleveland Metroparks

    Dale Sheptak, DSSc | Associate Professor, Baldwin Wallace University

    David Sloane | CEO/Founder of Game Plan Strategies LLC

    Jack Staph | President, Cleveland Marathon, Inc.

    Josh Staph | VP, Strategy and Digital, Home Textile Division, Standard Textile

    Virginia Stewart | Executive In Residence, University Hospitals Ventures

    Ricky Volante | CEO & Co-Founder, The Professional Collegiate League

    Jeffrey Wahl | President & Co-Founder, MIDAS Healthcare Solutions, Inc

    Richard Zigmond, PhD | Professor, Case Western Reserve University

    NEW YORK ADVISORY BOARD

    Erich Anderer, MD | Chief of Neurosurgery, NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn

    Jeanne Andlinger | Philanthropist

    Shane Bannon | Head of Canvas FRG at Point72 Asset Management

    Brock Bell | Head of Treasury, Hidden Road

    Brendan Bibro | Partner, Bengal Asset Management

    Hank Bjorklund | Former NFL Running Back, NY Jets

    Victoria Bjorklund | Retired Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLC

    Blythe Bonan | Media Planner, Robb Report & ARTnews 

    Lynn Buoniconti | Entrepreneur and Philanthropist

    Angela Campigotto-Harrison | Director, Creative Fingerpaint Marketing Firm

    Fred Craig III | Director, Bmo Bank of Montreal

    Ciara Dockery, PhD | Director, NFL Life Line

    Mark Drakos, MD | Orthopaedic Surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery 

    Chris Gaughan | Founder & Managing Partner at Caelum Ventures, LLC

    Fletcher Gregory | Principal, General Atlantic

    Thomas Kehoe | CEO, Frontier Global Advisors

    David Koeppel | Principal, Koeppel Rosen LLC

    Lesley Koeppel | Independent Writing and Editing Professional

    Andrea Pomerantz Lustig | Contributing Beauty Editor, GLAMOUR Magazine

    Leonard Marshall | Former NFL Player, Managing Partner, Marshall/Procida Development Corp

    Matt McKenzie | President & Principal, Thomas Brady & Associates

    Mike Meany | Legacy Family Community Outreach Liaison

    Jayma Meyer | Counsel, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

    Thomas Morgan | Managing Partner, TMorgan Advisers, LLC

    Patty Pae | Global Sales Manager, Egencia 

    Robert Parisien, MD | Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Surgeon, Mount Sinai

    John Raffaeli | Head of Mission & Director of Business Development, Central National Gottesman

    David Robertson | Director, Fixed Income Asset Allocation, UBS

    Tara Rockefeller | Vice President, The Gramercy Park Block Association

    Frank B. Ryan | Architect, Photographer, Artist, and Entrepreneur

    Rob Ryan | Co-Founder, BrainBeat & Executive Chairman, Interactive Metronome

    Gary Simpson | Chief Operating Officer, Windmill Capital LLC

    Todd Slattery | Chief Operating Officer, CBC Group

    Julian Swearengin | General Counsel, The Drone Racing League

    Johnny Townsend | Professional athlete, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist

    In Memoriam - Nick Buoniconti

     

     

    Legacy Family Community

    The Legacy Family Community is made up of family members who became connected to CLF as a result of the loss of a loved one who had been impacted by brain injury through sports, military service or other means. It was created, in part, as a means to show our appreciation to our Legacy Donor families by keeping them informed on the progress of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) research that was made possible through their generous donation to the VA-BU-CLF Brain Bank.  Members of the Legacy Family Community remain active in the fight against CTE and Post-Concussion Syndrome (PCS) and are available to discuss their experience and answer questions regarding brain donation to those considering participation in this research. If you would like to contact a member of the community, please email Lisa McHale.

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